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Registering for Services - FAQ

Q:  Do I need a vaccine to attend live services in Habonim's building? 

A:  Yes, all attendees must be fully vaccinated.

Q.  Do I need to wash my hands?

A.  Yes, please - with soap and water or hand sanitizer that will be available in various locations.

Q:  Do I need to wear a mask? 

A:  Masks are REQUIRED inside the building at all times.

Q:  Will there be social distancing?

A:   To give everyone space to spread out in the sanctuary, we will accommodate attendees up to 50% capacity, or up to 60 people.

Q:  Do I need to register in advance?

A:  Yes, all attendees must register for Shabbat morning no later than noon on Wednesday.  We will not be able to accommodate walk-ins who have not registered in advance.

Q:  How do I register to attend a Shabbat morning service?

A:  You can find the registration link in our weekly email, or under the "Spiritual Life" tab on this website. 

Q: What do I need to do to register for services?

A: You must affirm that you are fully vaccinated, and commit to cancel registration if you develop COVID-19 symptoms.

Q.  Do I need to provide proof of vaccination when I register or arrive at Habonim?

A.  No, we will operate on the honor system and trust our members and guests to follow our protocols and protect the health and safety of our community.

Q: May I bring guests?
A:  Yes, as long as they register.

Q:  What if my plans change or I do not feel well?
A:  You can cancel your registration at any time.  Please remember to cancel if possible in order to make a space for someone else who would like to attend.  But if you are not feeling well on Saturday morning and it is too late to cancel, don't worry - err on the side of caution and please stay home.

Q: Will there be Kiddush lunch?

A:  Not yet.  Everyone will exit the building immediately following the prayer service.  We hope to resume Habonim's wonderful Kiddush lunch before long.

Q:  How will I attend Saturday morning services if I prefer to participate remotely?

A:  Nothing will change - you can join through the Zoom link for each service - except when you log on you will see Rabbi Gelber and Jessica in the sanctuary. 

Q: What about Shabbat evening services?
A: For now, Friday night services will be held only on Zoom. 

Q: What will happen for the High Holy Days?

A: Habonim is planning for both in person and online services.  More information about the High Holy Days will follow shortly.


This form closed on 2021-07-28 12:00:00.


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